Giessibl, Franz J. and Pielmeier, Florian and Eguchi, Toyoaki and An, Toshu and Hasegawa, Yukio (2011) Comparison of force sensors for atomic force microscopy based on quartz tuning forks and length-extensional resonators. Physical Review B (PRB) 84 (12), p. 125409.
The force sensor is key to the performance of atomic force microscopy (AFM). Nowadays, most atomic force microscopes use micromachined force sensors made from silicon, but piezoelectric quartz sensors are being applied at an increasing rate, mainly in vacuum. These self-sensing force sensors allow a relatively easy upgrade of a scanning tunneling microscope to a combined scanning tunneling/atomic ...
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|Institutions:||Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Chair Professor Giessibl > Group Franz J. Giessibl|
|Subjects:||500 Science > 530 Physics|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Unknown|
|Deposited On:||05 Jul 2012 06:10|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2014 18:59|